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[movies]Science and Agriculture (The Soybean) - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Contents. The cultivation and use of the soybean as an illustration of the relation of science to agriculture and the interrelation of science, agriculture, and industry. Opens with a view of an Oriental farmer beginning to harvest his crop of soybeans. The commentator explains that the soybean has been cultivated for centuries in the Orient. A map showing first China and then the United States is accompanied by the explanation that the soybean has been grown extensively in the United States sin...
Downloads: 626 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Industrial Revolution, The - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
DESCRIBES EFFORTS OF PRIMITIVE MAN TO DO WORK CHIEFLY WITH HIS OWN & ANIMAL MUSCLES; COMPARES METHODS OF WORK FROM THE TIME OF THE FIRST STEAM POWERED LOOM TO THE MODERN DIESEL ELECTRIC POWERED LOCOMOTIVE. Lots of animation.Compares methods of work from the time of the first steam-powered loom to the modern diesel electricpowered locomotive. Animated photography describes the mechanical advantages of machines.
Downloads: 425
[movies]Pneumonia - Erpi Classroom Films, Inc.

Downloads: 69
[movies]Birds of Prey - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Study of owls, vultures, hawks and eagles.
Keywords: Animals: Birds; Natural history; Ornithology
Downloads: 15,426 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Children of Japan - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Shows home, work and school activities of a middleclass Japanese family. Conversations are reproduced and interpreted. The film presents daily life in the life of a middle class Japanese family. Their home, surroundings, living and sleeping quarters, furnishing, dress, customs, and manners are depicted, along with school and play experiences of the children and routine tasks of the parents. Following a visit to a nearby shrine, the family is studied at their evening meal and making preparartions...
Downloads: 515 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Wheat Farmer, The - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Contents. The story of the growing of wheat and of some aspects of life on a large-scale wheat farm. Preparation of the soil is the theme of the first sequence. As the commentator informs us that Mr. White is "a typical wheat farmer," Mr. White plows his field with a tractor and gang plow. After a brief conversation concerning the progress of the work, the farmer's son, Tom, exchanges places with his father and the plowing continues...
Downloads: 990 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Animals in Modern Life - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Contributions of animals to the life of modern man. Begins with views of prehistoric man, as the commentator describes his need for defense against larger animals. As scenes of a herd of goats and of a prehistoric man gnawing a bone are shown, the commentator says that animals have long been a source of food. A man is shown riding a horse -- this advance enabled him to travel great distances. Following pictures of a variety of animals, graphs contrast the 50 domesticated animals with the 500,000...
Downloads: 317
[movies]Boats - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York City.
Keywords: Transportation: Water; New York City: History
Downloads: 10,202 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Growth of Cities - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Explains the natural influences affecting the location and growth of cities. Describes with animated maps, the gradual growth of American cities from trading centers to modern metropolitan areas. Points out the advantages of decentralization and city planning.
Downloads: 154
[movies]Poultry on the Farm - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
Keywords: Agriculture: Poultry; Agriculture: Food industry; Animals: Birds (Domesticated)
Downloads: 8,183 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Conservation of Natural Resources - Erpi Classroom Films, Inc.
Depicts the results of wastage of natural resurces and shows how such wastage can be prevented. Discloses depletion of forests, effects of wind and water erosion, wastage of mineral resources, and wasteful killing of wild life. Describes methods of conserving resources. For junior and senior high school, and adult groups.
Downloads: 701 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Three Little Kittens - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Contents. The story of three little kittens from shortly after the time they are born until they are old enough to "work." A farm wife finds a mother cat with three newborn kittens in their nest in the barn. After the kittens have had their breakfast of mother's milk, the mother cat goes to the kitchen door, climbs up on the screen, and is rewarded with a breakfast of cream. Then she carefully washes her face and goes to the cellar where she sometimes catches mice...
Downloads: 178
[movies]Birds of Prey - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
A study of several American birds of prey. Introductory scenes show the general characteristics of birds of prey—their talons for grasping and carrying prey, and their curved beaks for tearing flesh. The commentator classifies these carnivorous birds as owls, vultures, hawks, and eagles. The barn owl, great horned owl, screech owl, and snowy owl are shown as representative of their group. Animated maps indicate the range and migrations of the several species...
Downloads: 325
[movies]Children of Japan - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Shows home, work and school activities of a middle-class Japanese family.
Keywords: Japan
Downloads: 18,098 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Poultry on the Farm - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Appraisal. Reported very good for (1) giving information about various types of poultry and (2) showing the incubation and hatching of an egg. Found useful in stimulating an interest in poultry. Lithe simplicity of the photography and organization made the film well suited to use in the elementary grades. Photography and sound are good. Contents. Characteristics of several types of farm poultry in various stages in their growth...
Downloads: 383
[movies]Three Little Kittens - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Story of three little kittens from shortly after the time they are born until they are old enough to "work" on the farm where they live.
Keywords: Animals: Cats; Agriculture: Farms and farming
Downloads: 16,076 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Boats (aka A Boat Trip) - Erpi Classroom Films, Inc.
The story of a trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York. Two children, boy and girl about 10 to 12 years old, explore the ship Alexander Hamilton while sailing on the Hudson River in New York. VS of every type of boat from canoe, kayak, sailboat, freighter, commercial ocean liner, to ferry. Great VS of boy and girl exploring ship. 15:35:11:09 Young boy and girl lean up against rail of ship with lifesaver mounted on rail with text “Alexander Hamilton New York.” 15:35:17:28 CU Steam ...
Downloads: 403
[movies]Eyes and Their Care (An Introduction), The - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Animated drawings explain physiology of sight; how eyeglasses work.
Keywords: Perception: Vision; Animation
Downloads: 5,679 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]People of Western China - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Life and work of the people who live in Chengtu, located in a valley in western China.
Keywords: China
Downloads: 5,814 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Flatboatmen of the Frontier - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Presents a phase of pioneer agricultural economy in the early nineteenth century. Portrays Ohio Valley farmers as they fell trees, prepare the lumber, and build a flatboat to carry their produce down the river to market.
Downloads: 3,798 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Sending Radio Messages (Principles of Radio — Part 1) - Erpi Classroom Films, Inc.
Much great footage of radio equipment and animated radio waves also great footage of radio operators on land, sea and air
Downloads: 562 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Colonial Expansion (North America 1492-1763) - Erpi Classroom Films Inc.

Downloads: 466 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Kentucky Pioneers - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
This film shows representative aspects of the early pioneering movement into the Kentucky territory. This is the life of our country in the 1780's picturing travel along the wilderness road, the role of the frontier forts, and the settler's establishment of new homes. Weaving, soap-making, cooking, candle molding, carpentry, cabin construction, schooling, and square dancing are among the activities of the time...
Downloads: 367
[movies]Boats (aka A Boat Trip) - Erpi Classroom Films, Inc.
The story of a trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York. Two children, boy and girl about 10 to 12 years old, explore the ship Alexander Hamilton while sailing on the Hudson River in New York. VS of every type of boat from canoe, kayak, sailboat, freighter, commercial ocean liner, to ferry. Great VS of boy and girl exploring ship. 15:35:11:09 Young boy and girl lean up against rail of ship with lifesaver mounted on rail with text “Alexander Hamilton New York.” 15:35:17:28 CU Steam ...
Downloads: 306
[movies]Heart and Circulation - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Classic educational film on the workings of the circulatory system.
Downloads: 25,455 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Animals in Modern Life - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Contributions of animals to the life of modern man, principally as transporters and as food.
Keywords: Animals: General
Downloads: 9,268 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Science and Agriculture: The Soy Bean - Erpi Classroom Films Inc.
Describes the interdependence of science and agriculture in modern life. Explains how the soy bean was cultivated in China and then introduced in the United States. Describes the plant's characteristics and its value to soil conservation. Produced by Erpi Classroom Films, Inc. in collaboration with W.L. Burlison, Ph.D, University of Illinois.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Agriculture: Food Industry; Agriculture: Farms and Farming
Downloads: 3,705 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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